Young guitarists strike gold for UWA

Monday, 13 September 2010

Ten young guitarists from The University of Western Australia's School of Music Guitar Ensemble won the highest praise at a competition adjudicated by one of the world's most acclaimed classical guitarists.

Interested high school student in Science Lab

UWA Albany Open Day Success

Monday, 6 September 2010

The UWA Albany Centre held its annual Open Day on Friday August 27 for students, parents and anyone interested in finding out all that UWA Albany has to offer. Over 300 people took the opportunity to explore the Centre and discover the courses on offer.

Trove editors seek writing treasure

Monday, 6 September 2010

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's first online creative writing journal, are calling for submissions for the first issue, to be launched in November.

Tammy enjoying her time in Sweden

Northern Exposure

Friday, 3 September 2010

Many students studying at The University of Western Australia Albany Centre find themselves, at some stage during their degree, paying a visit to what they affectionately refer to as ‘the northern campus'. For some this means a visit to UWA in Perth, but for others, like Tammy London, their studies take them much further north.

Coral Forest

Centre to Study Our Unique Marine Estate

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

A new $63 million Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre based at The University of Western Australia will boost marine science capacity in Australia, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.

UWA student is Australia's peace pioneer

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

A 20-year-old Arts/Law student from The University of Western Australia, Thomas Williams of Morley, has been selected as Australia's sole representative at the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Program to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, in September.

UWA golden boys wow world in Mandarin

Friday, 27 August 2010

For the first time in the nine years of the annual international Chinese Bridge Competition, students from one class took out most of the prizes.  And The University of Western Australia classmates did so live, in front of a reality TV audience of 100 million viewers throughout China.

What's in a gnome? UWA researchers explore neighbourhood safety and health

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The association between neighbourhood and house design and walking as a measure of sense of community has been explored in two papers published recently in international journals by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

From welfare to warfare

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Sri Lanka's shift from a country with a unique social welfare structure to one marked by warfare is the subject of a new book by The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya.

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.